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Azerbaijani movie to premier at 77th Venice Film festival

77th Venice Film festival

A film by Azerbaijani director Hilal Baydarov, “In Between Dying”, has made it to the lineup of the 77th Venice International Film Festival as it will celebrate its world premiere on September 11. “In Between Dying” is a 2020 internationally co-produced drama film co-written, edited and directed by Baydarov. It …

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YARAT to host virtual discussion


YARAT Contemporary Space invites you to join a virtual discussion on July 8. This time curator Farah Alakbarli and young artist Chinara Majidova are going to provide insight into the multidisciplinary practice of contemporary artists, the role of research in it and various ways of expressing creativity. As an educated lawyer, …

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Azerbaijani poets to join Colombian poetry festival

Nigar Hasanzade and Ramiz Rovshan

Azerbaijani poets Nigar Hasanzade and Ramiz Rovshan will read out their poems at the International Poetry Festival in Colombia. The festival will bring together 191 poets from 103 countries from August 1 to October 10. Azerbaijani poets will present their poems on September 5. Each author will read out his poem in the original …

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State Musical Theatre to join international conference

State Musical Theatr

European International Theatre Conference will host ETC International Theatre Conference  online on June 10-12. The conference is expected to bring together theater figures from Azerbaijan, Austria, Croatia, Poland, Slovenia, etc. At conference, Azerbaijan will be represented by the State Academic Musical Theatre, Azertag reported. The ETC International Theatre Conference in Graz …

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YARAT presents urban multimedia project


YARAT Contemporary Art Space presented an urban multimedia project on May 18 with the support of the Baku’s Main Department of Culture. During the event, exclusive collection of artworks was showcased to the public. Viewers were able to learn a lot of new and interesting information about museum collections and …

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Turkic World Museums week kicks off

Turkic World Museums

As part of the joint cooperation between the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation and the Republican Child and Youth Development Center of the Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan, May 18-24, 2020, has been announced the “Week of Museums of the Turkic World”. The program aims to acquaint schoolchildren with …

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Eurovision officially cancelled due to coronavirus


The 2020 Eurovision Song Contest in the Netherlands has been cancelled because of the uncertainties created by the coronavirus pandemic, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) says. The event was scheduled to take place in Rotterdam on May 12-16. The Swiss-based EBU, which organizes the large annual television event, said it …

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